Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on November 10, 2015 performed the groundbreaking of 1223 MW Balloki power plant in Kasur, Punjab. It is a natural gas power plant funded by the government of Punjab. The plant uses regasified liquefied natural gas (RLNG) as a fuel. The construction work of Balloki power plant was completed on July 15, 2018 (within the record 32 months). It is the third LNG based power plant in Pakistan, the other two are Bhikki Power Plant and Haveli Bahadur Shah Power Plant.